Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorTan, Cheong-Huaten
dc.contributor.authorWong, Pei-Sze Jeslynen
dc.contributor.authorLi, Mei-Zhi Ireneen
dc.contributor.authorYang, Hui-Tingen
dc.contributor.authorChong, Chee-Sengen
dc.contributor.authorLee, Linda K.en
dc.contributor.authorYuan, Shien
dc.contributor.authorLeo, Yee-Sinen
dc.contributor.authorNg, Lee-Chingen
dc.contributor.authorLye, David C.en
dc.identifier.citationTan, C. H., Wong, P. S. J., Li, M. Z. I., Yang, H. T., Chong, C. S., Lee, L. K., et al. (2016). Membrane feeding of dengue patient’s blood as a substitute for direct skin feeding in studying Aedes-dengue virus interaction. Parasites & Vectors, 9, 211-.en
dc.description.abstractBackground: Understanding the interaction between Aedes vectors and dengue viruses (DENV) has significant implications in determining the transmission dynamics of dengue. The absence of an animal model and ethical concerns regarding direct feeding of mosquitoes on patients has resulted in most infection studies using blood meals spiked with laboratory-cultured DENV. Data obtained from such studies may not reflect the natural human-mosquito transmission scenario. This study explored the potential of using membrane feeding of dengue patient’s blood as a substitute for direct skin feeding.en
dc.description.sponsorshipNMRC (Natl Medical Research Council, S’pore)en
dc.format.extent11 p.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesParasites & Vectorsen
dc.rights© 2016 Tan et al. Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver ( applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.en
dc.subjectMembrane Feeding Assay (MFA)en
dc.subjectEDTA blooden
dc.subjectAedes aegyptien
dc.subjectDirect Skin Feeding Assay (DFSA)en
dc.titleMembrane feeding of dengue patient’s blood as a substitute for direct skin feeding in studying Aedes-dengue virus interactionen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Biological Sciencesen
dc.description.versionPublished versionen
item.fulltextWith Fulltext-
Appears in Collections:SBS Journal Articles

Google ScholarTM



Items in DR-NTU are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.